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There is no Sony Xperia Z6: the Xperia X series is the new flagship

Sony introduced three new smartphones this week as part of its new Xperia X series. The top-of-the-line Xperia X Performance certainly has the kind of specs you’d expect from a flagship smartphone in 2016… but up until recently Sony had used the Xperia Z name for its flagships. So what do the new phones mean […]

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Sony doesn’t recommend using its waterproof phones underwater (anymore)

Sony has been offering smartphones with waterproof and dustproof bodies for a few years, even going so far as to release promotional pictures and videos showing how you could take the phone swimming and snap photos underwater. But as XperiaBlog notes, Sony seems to have had a change of heart recently… because now the company’s […]

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KitKat: Thousands petition Google for official Galaxy Nexus update, indie devs port Android 4.4 to more phones

Google plans to offer Android 4.4 updates for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10 tablets, and companies including HTC and Samsung are starting to reveal their update plans. But despite the efforts of third party developers to port Android 4.4 to run on the 2011-era Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Google still has no plans […]

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Lilbits (6-07-2013): Rumors – HTC One Max, 3rd party iOS keyboard apps

One of the key features that sets Android apart from iOS is that developers can write apps that alter the look and feel of Android, and Google’s cool with that. Want to change your home screen, or even alter the notification system a bit? No problem. There are also plenty of great alternatives to the […]

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Sony bring stock Android to Xperia Z smartphone with AOSP Project

Sony has introduced an AOSP project for the company’s Xperia Z smartphone. AOSP stands for Android Open Source Project, and basically what this means is that you can run Google’s stock version of Android on Sony’s phone if you’d prefer not to use the Sony-customized version of the software. Unfortunately at this point you’ll have […]

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Sony unveils the Xperia Z 5 inch smartphone

Sony’s new flagship phone is a seriously powerful handset. The Sony Xperia Z features a 5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel, water, dust, and scratch-resistant display, as well as 2GB of RAM, a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor, a 13MP camera, and 4G LTE connectivity. It’s also not a bad looking phone — if […]